MY LIFE SO FAR

I published this on my birthday in 2009, but I still think it tells my story so let’s go again!!

Today is my birthday and I’ve attained a certain age.  I have plans, things to do, places to go.  But today I’m looking back.

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(I tried to cut my own bangs–oops.)

For a few years after “the war,” I was an only child.  We lived in an apartment in Chicago where I played.

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I REALLY wanted to be a “cowgirl.”  I dreamed of the far west.  I idolized Hopalong Cassidy.

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While I was running around the streets pretending to be this and that, my parents were building a new house and having a new baby.

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I noticed immediately that the driveway made a PERFECT stage:

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Time passed and many new houses were built filling up the street, new brothers arrived.

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Eventually they all moved into a bigger  house, but by then I was gone, starting a new life.  I moved to the far west to be a cowgirl.

Here’s to another year of fun, out on the ranch!!!

Little Me

23 Comments

  1. Happy birthday, cowgirl, artist, poet, teacher, sister, mother, mentor, friend. Thinking of you today and sending heaps of love from Seattle.

  2. All of this is well worth repeating. Lots of love and hugs from Seattle. SO looking forward to seeing you AND your show in May! Xoxoxo

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